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Dining after midnight in LV

skaboy Feb 10, 2012 11:54 AM


Any tips on where someone who works until midnight can take a date on Valentine's (just after).
Most upscale places close around 11, and many places just have a limited (bar) menu.. My default would be Sedona, but that's old news to me. Anyone have a new suggestion?
Much appreciated.

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    QAW RE: skaboy Feb 10, 2012 12:59 PM

    There are some pretty good options still in play at that time off of the Strip. What come to mind first are three of the prime spots that many Chef's go for a nibble after their shifts are over -

    Raku (5030 West Spring Mountain) is open until 3 am.
    Forte (4180 South Rainbow) also open until 3.
    Sen of Japan (8480 West Desert Inn) open until 2.

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      skaboy RE: QAW Feb 10, 2012 08:52 PM

      Ha! Did Raku last Valentine's...a good recommendation. Forgot about Forte. Thank You

    2. Beach Chick RE: skaboy Feb 10, 2012 05:07 PM

      Good friends of ours who own restaurants just got back from staying at the Cosmo and besides their love for Jaleo, they raved about the Oyster Bar at Palace Station..they said it was so good and fresh.
      Looks like it's open 24/7 and said it was a blast.
      Who would of thunk?

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        skaboy RE: Beach Chick Feb 10, 2012 08:51 PM


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          A5 KOBE RE: Beach Chick Feb 10, 2012 09:53 PM

          Palace Station might be the last place I would want to be for V-day though, it smells like a musty ashtray inside.

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            Beach Chick RE: A5 KOBE Feb 11, 2012 08:23 AM

            Nothing says love 'like a musty ashtray' smell..
            Plus, after midnight, it's the 15th and not Valentine's anymore.
            ; )

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              danieli10 RE: Beach Chick Feb 12, 2012 10:15 AM

              Yeah, in that case, its all about Peppermill. On the complete other side, the Lucky's 24/7 at HRH is always a solid and not pricey late night - but not even a smidge of romance.

        2. rednyellow RE: skaboy Feb 10, 2012 06:29 PM

          Ferraros on Paradise is open until 2am, 4am on weekends

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            skaboy RE: rednyellow Feb 10, 2012 08:51 PM

            Ah yes, the Paradise option...there's also Musashi right across from Firefly. Forgot about all those. thanks

          2. Dagney RE: skaboy Apr 6, 2014 06:15 PM

            I am reigniting this thread.

            Do these recommendations still stand? We have booked a June trip, complete with show tickets. We are considering a late night dinner after one of our late night shows, (10 pm show on Tuesday night).

            Thank you in advance!


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              uhockey RE: Dagney Apr 6, 2014 06:29 PM

              All of these places remain open and I can personally vouch for Mr. Lucky's and Peppermill being hilariously "Vegas" with good food while Raku remains one of the best restaurants in the city - if not the country.


              1. re: uhockey
                Dagney RE: uhockey Apr 6, 2014 06:32 PM

                Thank you! Raku is on the short list for our Tuesday late dinner.

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